• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Land of Many Opportunists: The Game of Species Survival

Walleye are both a popular sport fish and an invasive species at Lake Roosevelt

Walleye: popular sport fish and invasive species.

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Program Requirements:
An area outdoors where the grass is very thin; dirt area with some small gravel size rocks OK. The ground needs to camouflage dried beans, but not bury them. Minimum 60 foot square area.

Program Overview:
Students learn how aggressive exotic species take advantage of a wide range of resources in order to expand their range and compete in a nonnative habitat. This program features a relay action game of survival. Each team represents an animal in our natural world and try to survive as a species.

Grade: 3rd-8th
Chaperone Ratio:
1:8 (minimum 4 chaperones)
Group Size:
Minimum: 8, Maximum: 60
Program Time:
Variable
Program Length:
1 hour

Fill out our reservation form to arrange a program or contact our education specialist for more information.

Did You Know?

School bus and arrowleaf balsamroot

The park offers a variety of engaging activites for school groups. These include A River Mile, where students adopt and study a mile of the river. Duty, Discipline, and Devotion allow classes to experience what it was like to be a student or soldier at Fort Spokane. Contact us for information.